Hartford’s Black History Connects to College Experience

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It was 1826 when the Talcott Street Congregational Church was built at Talcott and Market Streets in Hartford. The church, which would become the first for Black congregants in Harford and the site of the first school for the city’s Black children, began as a protest against the segregation of Blacks in other Harford churches. Today, all that remains is a condemned parking garage, with no marker, commemoration, or sign of the historic significance of the site, located near Capital Community College. Click to read more.